Jasper County

Methamphetamine

A "routine traffic stop" ended with the seizure of approximately 80 pounds of methamphetamine in Jasper County on March 17, reports the Jasper County Sheriff's Office.

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Dustin B. hit the jackpot Saturday, Feb. 20.

A Jasper County man turned a first-time visit into a $1,086,953.72 jackpot at Delta Downs Racetrack Casino & Hotel, a horseracing and gaming entertainment venue in Vinton, Louisiana.

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Deputies with the Jasper Sheriff's Office arrested 55-year-old Joseph Marks after discovering a large quantity of marijuana in a space under a seat in his vehicle. 

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Drugs and guns
Stephen McDaniel

Jasper County Sheriff’s deputies found narcotics and weapons during a warrant search executed Jan. 22, Sheriff Mitchel Newman reports.

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Sheriff Mitchel Newman

Jasper County Sheriff Mitchel Newman reports a Jasper County resident died in a fire at his mobile home Dec. 13.

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Baron

A motorcycle traveling through Evadale reportedly lost control Oct. 14 when the driver repeatedly looked back at a patrol car while operating the vehicle, reports the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office. The man on the motorcycle then fled, but JCSO K-9 Baron tracked the suspect down for pursuing deputies.

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The driver of a truck pulling a boat lost control of his haul resulting in a two-vehicle accident in Jasper County at about 7 p.m. on Sept. 27, reports Department of Public Safety (DPS) Trooper Stephanie Davis.

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